Estella Garza (1924 - 1986)

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Estella Garza
1924 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Estella Garza was born on July 4, 1924. She died in January 1986 at 61 years of age. We know that Estella Garza had been residing in Wharton, Wharton County, Texas 77488.

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Estella Garza died in January 1986 at 61 years old. She was born on July 4, 1924. There is no information about Estella's family. We know that Estella Garza had been residing in Wharton, Wharton County, Texas 77488.
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In 1924, in the year that Estella Garza was born, J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1942, by the time she was 18 years old, on November 28th at 10:15p, a nightclub in Boston, the Cocoanut Grove, caught fire. The origins of the fire are unknown but it killed 492 people - the deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history. Hundreds more were injured. The disaster was so shocking that it replaced World War II in the headlines and lead to reforms in safety standards and codes.

In 1950, at the age of 26 years old, Estella was alive when in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1967, when she was 43 years old, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1986, in the year of Estella Garza's passing, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

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Born: around 1960
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Estella M. (Aguilar) Garza
Born: around 1964
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Estella H. (Vazquez) Garza
Born: around 1957
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Estella (Rios) Garza
Born: around 1971
TX
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Born: around 1971
TX
Estella G. (Ybarra) Garza
Born: around 1974
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Born: around 1971
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Born: around 1971
TX
Estella (Porter) Garza
Born: around 1930
TX
Estella (Izaguirre) Garza
Born: around 1966
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Estella (Deluna) Garza
Born: around 1929
TX
Estella (Garcia) Garza
Born: around 1951
TX
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Born: around 1956
TX
Estella (Espinoza) Garza
Born: around 1949
TX
Estella (Natividad) Garza
Born: around 1961
TX
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Born: around 1959
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Born: around 1965
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Born: around 1961
TX

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